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8 a.m. – House Study Bill 648:
House Study Bill 648 was proposed by Economic Growth chair Rep. Skyler Wheeler. It’s an act creating a sales tax exemption period for certain weapons.
The bill creates a sales tax exemption period for purchases of a firearm including ammunition if the sales are made during the period surrounding Independence Day as follows:
If July 4 is on a Friday-Tuesday, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on July 4 or the Friday preceding July 4, and ends 72 hours after the beginning. If July 4 falls on a Wednesday or Thursday, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the Friday after July 4, ending 72 hours after the beginning.